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Assistant Managing Editor

Post Date:May 10, 2018Type:Full time
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Location: United States - Massachusetts - Boston Job Reference:
Job Description:

Here & Now is a daily nationally distributed two-hour news program that reaches up to 5 million people every week on NPR stations.

The assistant managing editor is responsible for a variety of editorial tasks, including managing producers and overseeing aspects of the show. On any given day, you could be running our editorial meeting, assigning stories, editing scripts, planning remote broadcasts, or overseeing special projects. The assistant managing editor will also occasionally be responsible for the production of individual segments in coordination with Here & Now's hosts, and will provide editorial and technical support to the senior managing editor and executive producer.

Depending on experience, you might also provide on-air debriefs.

The position encourages fresh ideas to produce compelling content on the news stories -- large and small -- that are captivating the country, and the world.

B.A./B.S., and three to five years of related experience;
Desire to work in a fast-paced live broadcast news environemnt;
Sharp news judgement;

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Contact Information
Peter O'Dowd
Boston, MA 02215
United States
Email/URL: odowd@wbur.org

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